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Re: texinfo-6.7.92 pretest

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: texinfo-6.7.92 pretest
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2021 19:33:28 +0200

On Thu, Jul 01, 2021 at 12:22:03PM +0100, Gavin Smith wrote:
> That's useful to know.  I edited doc/README and added this.  Running make
> install refers the user to doc/README so I expect this is enough
> documentation of this issue.

What about adding information in INSTALL that there is more information
in doc/README as proposed in the attached patch?

> I actually don't really understand why we couldn't just install the files
> automatically under TEXMFLOCAL but I am taking the word of previous
> documentation that trying to install automatically is fraught with
> difficulties.  I suspect that TEXMFLOCAL hasn't always existed or doesn't
> exist everywhere.  I found old emails discussing whether to use TEXMF or
> TEXMFMAIN along with a program called "texconfig" (this was in the context
> of tetex which isn't developed anymore).

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